• responsibilities
  • Conduct themselves in a professional courteous manner and with the highest ethical and legal standards expected of a health care professional and consistent with the role and responsibilities of a physician assistant. (jefferson.edu)
  • They work in conjunction with a physician and have a wide array of responsibilities including taking medical histories, conducting physical examinations, ordering or performing lab and other diagnostic tests, synthesizing data to make a proper diagnosis, developing a treatment plan, performing health-related counseling, performing various procedures such as casting, suturing and assisting in surgery. (jefferson.edu)
  • patient
  • The Web site for Thomas Jefferson University, its contents and programs, is provided for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice nor, is it intended to create any physician-patient relationship. (jefferson.edu)
  • Consider this North Carolina case: A 36-year-old pregnant patient receiving prenatal care at a women's health center from an NP and a medical doctor (MD) asks the NP about amniocentesis. (ajmc.com)
  • The MD says 37 is the age at which Down syndrome is a concern and both the physician and patient drop the topic. (ajmc.com)
  • This case illustrates the physician's overall responsibility for guiding NPPs in caring for patients and how establishing a duty of care directly with an NPP's patient may make the physician especially culpable. (ajmc.com)
  • years
  • The UT Health Science Center Physician Assistant Alumni Association is hosting an event Saturday for alumni, current students and others affiliated with the program during the past 10 years. (mysanantonio.com)
  • According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the United States will face a shortage of up to 90,000 physicians in the next 10 years. (ajmc.com)
  • The typical student in the Physician Assistant Studies program will spend approximately $7500 on medical equipment, point-of-care equipment (such as a smartphone), books, malpractice liability insurance and other program-related fees for both professional-phase years combined. (jefferson.edu)